Tag : kathryn kaiser

Kat’s Dry-ary Week 2 – Good company and fake wine

2 years ago / 0 comments

Alcoholic drinks consumed: 0. Alcoholic drinks wanted: 6. Cups of coffee: Infinite. Takeaways bought: 1. Money raised for Brain Tumour Research: £295.07. Having had a week already to get used to enforced sobriety, anyone would think that it would be easier to continue in this vein: well folks, I’m here … Read More

Kat’s Dry-ary: Week 1

2 years ago / 0 comments

Alcoholic drinks: 0. Alcoholic drinks wanted but denied due to self-control: 3. Cups of coffee: somewhere around 9000. Chocolate biscuits: ditto. Money raised for Brain Tumour Research: £275.07. The first two days of my sobriety challenge were remarkably easy to survive, since at about 2am on the 1st I finally … Read More

Kat’s Dry January Diary (or Dry-ary) for Brain Tumour Research

2 years ago / 0 comments

  Name: Kat Age: 23 Studying: Just graduated from an MA in English Literature Occupation: Barmaid LUU Societies: The Gryphon, SwingSoc, Jazz and Blues Drink of choice: Pint of cider in the pub, glass of red wine at home.   Why go dry? My reasons for giving up alcohol for … Read More

Simple, Scottish Shortbread

4 years ago / 0 comments

This Scottish classic is always a winner, plus it’s a doddle to make and requires the simplest of ingredients. If you feel like being supremely indulgent, you can melt some chocolate over the top, or even add some dried fruits or almonds to the mix to jazz up the flavour. … Read More

Making Nice, by Matt Sumell

4 years ago / 0 comments

Alby is in pain. A pain that he can’t control and isn’t prepared to admit, a pain driving him to lash out indiscriminately at whatever comes into his path, a pain that cannot be hidden by his matter-of-fact observations and blasé attempts at jocular vulgarity – the hideous abyss of … Read More

‘Looking’ for love in San Francisco

4 years ago / 0 comments

Looking throws itself into your face and shrugs off your surprise. Created by Michael Lannan, Looking, is the story of a trio of gay friends living in San Francisco, and their pursuit of sex, love, and happiness. Season two shows some welcome progress for the boys; Patrick (Jonathan Groff) is … Read More

Perfect Pancakes

4 years ago / 0 comments

Whether it’s your first flip-fest away from home, or if over the years you’ve become a pro at peeling your housemates’ over-enthusiastic efforts off the ceiling, everyone should have access to a decent pancake recipe. Thus follows my mother’s trusty guide. Basic Pancake Mix – makes 4-6 small pancakes Ingredients … Read More